7.15 Sanctions and Rhodesia: 3. 7.40 Drinking Motivation. 8.5 The Claimant.
A See-Saw programme
Mr Bounce and Mr Silly
A magazine for Asian viewers Presented and produced by MAHENDRA KAUL
Director KEITH BROOK BBC Birmingham
Gaelic for Beginners
Twenty programmes for beginners in Scots Gaelic
Presented by MAIREAD ROSS 13: Fad na h-oidhche
With SIMON MACKENZIE , CATRIONA MONTGOMERY, CATHERINE ANNE MAC -PHEE, DONALD SMITH , RHODA MAC DONALD, RORY MACDONALD , ANGUS PETER CAMPBELL
Producer NORMAN MCCANDLISH
In the eighth of a series of explorations of the Christian life, FRED MILSON looks at the significance of marriage. Meditation and prayers are led by R. T. BROOKS
Producer MICHAEL SHOESMTTH
Series producer STEPHEN WHITTLE BBC Bristol
With PHILIP WRIXON and DAN CHERRINGTON
Producer JOHN KENYON. BBC Birmingham
Weather for farmers
A series of 11 films
4: The Company Comes First
WAKO TAKAYASU is a general manager with Japan's largest trading company. YOSHIRO YOSHIOKA is a section chief with the country's major computer manufacturer. In spite of the differences in their ages, and in the kind of work they do, they share many of the same values.
Directed by LIBBY HALLIDAY and PETER RAMSDEN
Produced by HOWARD SMITH
continues the season of British films from the 40s and 50s. starring
Cornell Borchers , Yvonne Mitchell Adopted during the war, Toni grows up in the Bavarian Alps unaware of his origins. When his real mother arrives from Yugoslavia, claiming Toni, with the help of a refugee organisation, a desperate struggle develops between his 'parents' and the real mother. This moving film depicts the conflict between the adults and the court and the effect on ten-year-old Toni.
Screenplay by JACK WHITTINGIIAU and RICHARD HUGHES
Produced by MICHAEL TRUMAN
Directed by CHARLES CRICHTON
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Six films of early exploration introduced from the Royal Geographical Society by Duncan Carse 4: Amazon Explored (1924)
A daring pioneer expedition to survey and film those remote and mysterious regions never before gazed upon by white man '. Using all the modern inventions of his day, including wireless and aerial reconnaissance and photography, Dr Hamilton Rice , the foremost scientific explorer of his time, forced his way nearly 800 miles up a tributary of the Amazon towards its source in the mountains. After an earlier expedition, Dr Rice had returned to be greeted by the newspaper headline 'ExPlorer Denies he was Eaten by Cannibals'. This time he lost men through fever and drowning, and had to haul his canoes through mile upon mile of cataracts and rapids.
Narrator BLAIN FAIRMAN
Assistant producer DAWN A. SWERLING Producer Richard ROBINSON
The saga of a land and its people in 12 parts. From the epic bestselling novel by JAMES A. MICHENER of the exploration and development of the great American West. 8: The Storm starring
In the late 1880s charges of fraud are made by the Venneford Ranch accountant against Oliver Seccombe on the eve of a devastating blizzard which sweeps across the plains. New arrivals to Centennial include the Wendell acting family, past members of the con-game.
Written by CHARLES LARSON Directed by HARRY FALK
Produced by JOHN WILDER and MACK HARDING
Graeme Garden referees the final game in this series - a return bout between
Peter Simon Groom , Sarah Greene Peter Duncan and Tomorrow's World
Michael Rodd , Judith Hann Kieran Prendiville
Your last chance to savour dish of the day in Recipes.
Designer DEBBIE KNIGHT Producer IAN OLIVER
Kenneth Kendall ; Weatherman
dramatised in eight parts by ANDREW DAVIES
1: Merlin, a wizard of the Dark Ages, grows weary of the barbarism around him and creates out of the blackness a new order of enlightenment and justice. With the appointment of a boy named Arthur as its leader, the scene is set for what is the most famous of all legends ... A tale of high romance and adventure with a host of legendary characters, including wily old Merlin, brave Sir Lancelot, Queen Guinevere, Sir Galahad, and King Arthur himself, supreme lord and master of the Knights of the Round Table.
Music composed by DUDLEY SIMPSON Producer KEN RIDDINGTON
Director RODNEY BENNETT
Morgan Ie Fay:
with Thora Hird viewers, young and old, have been rating to tell Thora about their favourite hymns and why they mean so much to them. Thora includes as many requests as possible and reads from some of the letters.
Angel voices ever singing (Angel voices); The sweet story of old
(Athens); Be thou my vision (Slane);
Justnaine of Jesus (Camberwell); ust as I am (Saffron Walden); 0 for is thousand tongues (Lyngham); Great is thy faithfulness (Faithfulness); Shout aloudsalvation (Marching through
Georgia); The dav thou gavest (St
Clement); O God, our help in ages past DirectorMICHAEL WOOD
Producer ELIZABETH GORT
Hymns from Previous Songs of Praise series (record REC 338, cassette ZCM 338), fromrecord shops
In ten days' time an estimated 1,000 million people will be tuning in to BBCtv and radio for the Royal Wedding of the decade. But how much do we really know?
Cliff Michelmore and Magnus Magnusson invite you to join in this informal but informative quiz. See how you score against the teams.
Michael Jayston , Angela Pleasence Anne Stallybrass and Vera Lynn Robert Lacey , Malcolm Williamson Michael Wood reports from Caernarvon Castle and Fred Housego takes a romantic look at royal marriages in history.
Director PIETER MORPURGO Producer MARK PATTERSON
by GIUSEPPE VERDI
Sung in Italian with English subtitles
Verdi's opera is based on the familiar Shakespeare play with a libretto by BOITO. The opera tells of Otello's love for Desdemona which is gradually destroyed by the jealousy and intrigue of Iago, who falsely persuades Otello that Desdemona is Cassio's lover.
This performance was recorded during the Royal Opera's first British season outside London for 17 years, at the newly renovated Palace Theatre, Manchester,
Colin Davis conducts the Royal Opera Chorus chorus-master JOHN MCCARTHY Orchestra of the Royal Opera House leader JOHN BROWN
Introduced by RICHARD BAKER
Act I: Outside Otello's Castle in Cyprus
Act II: Otello's room in the Castle
Original production PETER POTTER Staged by JEREMY SUTCLIFFE
Designed by GEORGES WAKHEVITCH Stage lighting by BILL MCCEE
TheRoyalOpera'sManchesterseason was made possible by NORWEST HOLST LTD
Englishsubtitlesbygillianwiddicombe TV sound by IAN PARR
TV lighting by JOHN CROWTHER Directed by BRIAN LARGE
Costumes from plays in The BBC Television Shakespeare series are currently on display at the Shakespeare Centre, Henley Street, Stratford upon-Avon.
Act III: Great Hall of the Castle
Act IV: Desdemona's bedchamber
The monastery is one of the few forms of communal living that has survived the test of time. The orders of monks have evolved sets of rules which hold the communities together. The most famous of all monastic rules was written by St Benedict. Everyman follows the Cistercian monks of Mount St Bernard Abbey, Leicestershire, through one day lived according to the Rule; from waking at 3.15 am to sleeping at
Producer WILLIAM NICHOLSON
Everyman editor ANDREW BARR
Presented by John Morgan
Who decides what you read in the newspapers or see on television? How - and why - are these decisions made? What are the real stories behind the news headlines? Each week The Editors questions the people responsible.
Researcher MALCOLM BRINKWORTH Director PIETER MORPURGO Producer JEREMY BENNETT
A series of ten programmes with Donald Sinden 6: In Memoriam
The monuments of a church afford a fascinating glimpse of how people felt about death and the changing tastes and fashions. This week DONALD SINDEN visits the churchyard at Painswick in Gloucestershire, which has a unique collection of renaissance and baroque tombs, and Bottesford church in Leicestershire, the only parish church in the country where the monuments of eight successive earls can be seen under one roof.
Producer DICK FOSTER